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3 Luxurious Ways to Experience the Travel Event of 2021 - the Antarctic Solar Eclipse

Adventure

A year from now, one of the travel events of our lifetime will be over.  Not only will 2021 see the return to travel we’ve all longed for; on December...

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Christmas in July On A Holiday Do-Over River Cruise

River or Ocean Cruises Europe

If this year’s altered holiday celebrations left you wistful and nostalgic for full-bore Christmas festivities, there’s a river cruise that gives you a chance for a re-do.  Christmas in July...

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2 Travel-Inspired Beverages to get you in the Holiday Spirit

Culture & History

You may not be celebrating the holidays as usual this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create some new holiday entertaining traditions.While we wait to travel and celebrate again,...

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'Escape' on a Luxury Cruise This Season Without Leaving Home: Meryl Streep Stars in New Movie Filmed at Sea

River or Ocean Cruises New York, New York

We can’t travel on a luxury cruise ourselves right now– or do many of the other things we love to do around the holidays - but “Let Them All Talk” lets...

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How This New American River Cruise Ship May Surprise You

River or Ocean Cruises North America

When you think of ships that cruise American rivers, you might picture paddlewheels, riverboat gamblers, and ladies with parasols.But while some cruise ships exploring the United States by river pay...

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There's a New Moon on the Horizon - a Silver Moon

Luxury

October was an extraordinary month for star gazers and amateur astronomers. One single month saw two full moons: a Harvest moon and a rare, second full moon – a blue moon.But...

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The Latest Cruise Line To Go 'All-Inclusive'

River or Ocean Cruises

Nothing is more luxurious than when things are extra simple and extra special. Now you can have that wonderful feeling that ‘everything is taken care of’ on your next big-ship...

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Ah, Venice: Luxurious New River Ship Sailing One of Europe's Most Unique Itineraries Revealed

River or Ocean Cruises Venice, Italy

A passion for style, art, cuisine and living well. Capturing that iconic Italian way of life and the essence of Venice was the goal of the latest ‘Super Ship’ by Uniworld...

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The Caribbean Gets a New Princess, and She's Enchanted

River or Ocean Cruises Caribbean Sea,

She’s sailing now en route to the U.S. for an inaugural season cruising Caribbean itineraries. Princess Cruises’ newly completed Enchanted Princess is a beacon for a return to cruising; one...

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2 Helicopters - And a Submarine! Video Tour of this New, Luxury Expedition Cruise Ship

River or Ocean Cruises

There are more ways to explore the earth than overseas and overland. And the new Scenic Eclipse takes you there. With 2 helicopters for ‘flight-seeing’ and a submarine to reveal vast...

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Top Souvenirs from Alaska

Shopping Alaska

Alaska's breathtaking scenery and wildlife encounters will be memories that stay with you a lifetime. But there are one-of-a-kind tangible memories you can take home as well as your photos...

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Top 10 Souvenirs from a Trip to Hawaii

Shopping Hawaii

You'll come home with a million sun-drenched memories of a holiday in Hawaii. Here are 10 mementos you can take with you. ANYTHING PINEAPPLEThey may be the most common symbol of Hawaii,...

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Top 6 Wellness and Fitness Cruises You Should be Booking Now

River or Ocean Cruises

Have you resolved to travel more AND be more fit and well? Why not put these life goals together on your next cruise? Cruise lines have upped their health, wellness, and fitness...

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5 Top Spring Flower Spectacles and Where to Find Them

Outdoor Activities Europe

If you're like me, Spring can never come too soon. And nothing says Spring like new flower blossoms. This year, treat yourself to an abundance of Spring in one of these...

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Ponies and 3 More Reasons to Visit Scotland's Shetland Islands

Outdoor Activities Scotland

They say on St. Patrick's Day everyone's a little bit Irish. So it's fair to say that on Rabbie Burns' Day, we're all a little bit Scottish. The national poet of...

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8 Facts About the Panama Canal

Transportation Panama City, Panama

Panama is one of the fastest-growing destinations in Central America, and the Panama Canal is the country's star attraction. Although it's on everyone's list of things to experience, the canal...

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Learn to Haka on the All Blacks' Rugby Team's Home Ground

Sports New Zealand

It's one of the most famous – and fearsome – pre-game rituals in the world. One that you can now learn for yourself in one of the world's most storied stadiums.Any...

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Have You Heard About OceaniaNEXT?

River or Ocean Cruises

Oceania Cruises is making a triple-play of transformations, breathtaking in scope, that have already begun. When complete over the next few years these three tremendous changes will elevate all of...

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6 Reasons We Love Seabourn Cruises to Alaska

River or Ocean Cruises Alaska

America's Last Frontier is a destination everyone should visit at least once in a lifetime of travel. Alaska's vast, untouched waters and shores are rich in breathtaking scenery and abundant land...

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Discover Amsterdam's Local Food Scene on this Avalon Waterways Shore Excursion

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands

Everyone wants to try 'real' local food when they travel. But we don't always have a real local to point us in the right direction. That's why we loved our Avalon...

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You Can Celebrate Richard Branson's Birthday With Him on his Adults-Only Cruise Line

River or Ocean Cruises Caribbean

With flamboyant Sir Richard Branson at the helm, the 2020 launch of Virgin Voyages is one of the most anticipated events in travel. The party-loving, trend-setting celebrity entrepreneur promised his latest...

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Channel Your Inner Van Gogh on this Avalon Discovery Shore Excursion in Amsterdam

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands

What happens when you put three non-painters in a painting workshop? Can you really learn to paint like Van Gogh in an afternoon?  Those were the questions on all our minds...

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7 Tips for Touring Tuscany

Sightseeing Italy

If you close your eyes and picture 'Italy', chances are, it's the rows of vineyards and cypress trees, villas and farmhouses, fabled towns and household-name works of art of Tuscany...

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Cycling through the Dutch Countryside on an Avalon Active Shore Excursion

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands, Netherlands

One of the best things about river cruising in Europe is that it takes you into the heart of world-famous cities, charming smaller towns, and even through the countryside that...

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